In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.
Quote by Alexander Hamilton
The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God; and,...
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without...
In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of...
It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or...
Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing
If circumstances should at any time oblige the government to form an army of any...
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform...
In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support (salary)...
When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.
He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it,...
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by...
I think the first duty of society is justice
Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in...
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes